The University of Southampton
The Confucius Institute

Language testing

We gained our registered test status April 2012. 

We administer the following standard texts:


HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test ) - 汉语水平考试
The Southampton Confucius Institute is proud to be one of the official HSK test centres in the UK authorised by the HSK Department (www.chinesetesting.cn), The Chinese Language Council International (also known as Hanban).

      Test Dates in 2018:

  1. 11 Feb
  2. 24 March
  3. 19 May
  4. 14 October
  5. 2nd December

The deadline for registration is one month before the test date.

Should you need any further information, please see HSK fact sheet .

HSKK (Chinese Proficiency Test Oral Test)  -汉语水平口语考试

      Test Dates in 2018:

  1. 11 February
  2. 24 March
  3. 19 May
  4. 14 October
  5. 2nd December

YCT - Youth Chinese Test

      Test Dates in 2018:

  1. 24 March
  2. 12 May
  3. 17 November

The deadline for registration is one month before the test date.

Should you need further information, please see the YCT fact sheet .

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